• Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

As a MaxGrip Maintenance Engineer based in Malaysia, you work to maintain safe, efficient and effective (production) assets. We are looking for both medior and senior engineers.

This role is a fixed term contract with a big possibility for extension.


  • Contributing to project schedules and projects in accordance with the schedules

  • Executing the assigned projects on time and within budget

  • Using software to manage risk assessments and contribute to results and recommendations

  • Working to international regulatory standards, including ISO55000, ISO14224, IEC and API

  • Working with various CMMS systems and providing guidance on industry-specific application

  • Providing project updates to Project Managers and other key stakeholders

  • As a senior, managing and leading small maintenance teams as required across projects and locations

Job requirements

  • Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Process/Chemical Engineering, or equivalent

  • At least 5 years of operational, maintenance and/or consulting experience

  • Experience in Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure or Food & Beverage is preferred

  • Experience with reliability and maintenance engineering, equipment inspection and risk management is preferred

  • Good communication skills and command of the English language

  • Good time management skills and ability to lead by example

  • Willingness and ability to work in diverse workplaces and cultures, without travel restrictions

  • Ability to positively influence team members and provide guidance and mentoring

  • Experience with MS Projects or equivalent is highly desirable

  • Ability to draft and review technical reports and documentation

“As a Maintenance Engineer, you are working on maintenance projects. In close coordination with the Team Lead and the other members of your team, you execute the assigned projects on schedule and within budget. You have a good understanding of Preventive Maintenance (PM) techniques, and experience with the practical application of PM in (industrial) equipment and systems.

Working at MaxGrip means being challenged to develop your skills. We expect you to already have a good working knowledge of reliability and maintenance principles, including criticality and risk management. You are familiar with the application of RCM, RCA, FMEA, FMECA, and RBI. Your education and experience enable you to contribute to technical workshop sessions.”

– Martijn van den Broecke, Managing Director Malaysia

Malaysia managing director

What we offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Training and personal development

  • Medical/dental insurance (including spouse and children)

  • International working environment with multinational industries and clients

  • Being part of an ambitious and inspiring company, and a professional team

The application process

Did you find a vacancy that interests you? This is what happens after you apply.

1. You apply

Awesome that you would like to become a MaxGripper. We will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

2. Short intro call

One of our recruiters will call you to get to know each other and schedule the first job interview.

3. First job interview

The first interview with your hiring manager will take place through a video call or at the office if permitting.

4. Second job interview

The second interview will be with your hiring manager and a colleague. The interview is preferably at the office.

5. Terms of employment

We will share the terms of employment and make you an offer that you can’t refuse.

6. You are now a MaxGripper!

Congratulations. You will start your job at MaxGrip with a versatile and interesting onboarding program.

MaxGrip: practice leaders in APM

We call ourselves ‘practice leaders’ in Asset Performance Management; we know how asset performance can be improved and we don’t leave until the job is done. Our global consultancy company enables asset-intensive organizations to improve their bottom line by optimizing asset performance and accelerating digitalization.

Our consultants work with leaders in industries like Oil & Gas, FMCG, Power Generation & Distribution, Water and Wastewater, Infrastructure and Metals and Mining. They have done so for over two decades.

Want to know more?

Get in touch.


Bahador & Maik
Recruitment team

T: +316 55 23 20 91

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